Vatican Releases Wim Wenders’ Pope Francis Documentary Trailer (Watch)

Vatican Releases Wim Wenders’ Pope Francis Documentary Trailer (Watch)
The Vatican TV Center has released a trailer for “Pope Francis – A Man of His Word,” the documentary directed by Wim Wenders. There is now speculation that the film could also launch from the Cannes Film Festival.

German auteur Wenders, the maker of “Wings of Desire” and documentaries such as “Buena Vista Social Club” and “Pina,” was given unprecedented access to the Pope over a two-year period for “A Man of His Word.” Wenders was also able to use exclusive footage from the Vatican TV archives of Francis on his world travels.

The documentary revolves around a long dialogue with the pontiff, who answers questions “about the main global challenges of the contemporary world: death, social justice, immigration, ecology, inequality, materialism, and the role of the family,” according to a Vatican TV Center statement.

The visual style that Wenders has adopted for the film allows Francis to address audiences informally
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